Eclampsia Quiz

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Kenji Taylor, MD, MSc

Kenji Taylor, MD, MSc (Family Medicine, Primary Care Physician)

Dr. Taylor is a Japanese-African American physician who grew up and was educated in the United States but spent a considerable amount of time in Japan as a college student, working professional and now father of three. After graduating from Brown, he worked in finance first before attending medical school at Penn. He then completed a fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control before going on to specialize in Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he was also a chief resident. After a faculty position at Stanford, he moved with his family to Japan where he continues to see families on a military base outside of Tokyo, teach Japanese residents and serve remotely as a medical director for Roots Community Health Center. He also enjoys editing and writing podcast summaries for Hippo Education.

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Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD (Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN))

Dr. Kanazawa graduated from the Niigata University Faculty of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. He is working on the front line of the General Perinatal Center, including the Tokyo Tama General Medical Center and the National Center for Research in Fertility Medicine, where he provides maternal and fetal care and undertakes clinical research. At Ubie, Dr. Kanazawa has been designing the Ubie AI Symptom Checker and has taken on the role of general obstetrics and gynecology consultation at FMC Tokyo Clinic by providing fetal ultrasound and prenatal consultation.

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People with similar symptoms also use Ubie's symptom checker to find possible causes

  • Fever seizures (with fever of >100.4°F / 38°C)

  • My baby isn't moving as much

  • Repetitive seizures

  • Seizure with fainting

  • I have a seizure that is not symmetric

  • Feel anxiety suddenly

  • Recently had a seizure

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Learn more about Eclampsia

Content updated on Dec 6, 2023

What is eclampsia?

This is a serious condition with an unknown origin that may start as a combination of symptoms and blood work abnormalities that ends in seizures due to uncontrolled high blood pressure after 20 weeks of pregnancy (and sometimes postpartum). It can lead to severe organ damage and death of both mother and baby if not treated emergently.

Symptoms of eclampsia

  • Seizure

  • Seizure for the first time ever

  • Losing consciousness

  • Feel my child is moving less. (Decreased fetal movements)

  • Currently pregnant

  • Seizure lasted longer than 5 minutes

  • Headache

  • Blind spots or blind areas in vision

Questions your doctor may ask to check for eclampsia

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose eclampsia

  • Have you had a seizure?

  • Was that your first seizure ever?

  • Have you temporarily lost consciousness?

  • Is your child moving less?

  • Are you pregnant?

Treatment for eclampsia

Eclampsia requires emergency medical care with medications to lower the blood pressure and prevent seizures. Definitive treatment is delivery of the baby.

View the symptoms of Eclampsia

References

  • Sibai BM, Stella CL. Diagnosis and management of atypical preeclampsia-eclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 May;200(5):481.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2008.07.048. Epub 2008 Nov 18. PMID: 19019323.

    https://www.ajog.org/article/S0002-9378(08)00866-1/fulltext

  • Magley M, Hinson MR. Eclampsia. 2023 Jan 30. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2023 Jan–. PMID: 32119279.

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32119279/

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Reviewed By:

Kenji Taylor, MD, MSc

Kenji Taylor, MD, MSc (Family Medicine, Primary Care Physician)

Dr. Taylor is a Japanese-African American physician who grew up and was educated in the United States but spent a considerable amount of time in Japan as a college student, working professional and now father of three. After graduating from Brown, he worked in finance first before attending medical school at Penn. He then completed a fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control before going on to specialize in Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he was also a chief resident. After a faculty position at Stanford, he moved with his family to Japan where he continues to see families on a military base outside of Tokyo, teach Japanese residents and serve remotely as a medical director for Roots Community Health Center. He also enjoys editing and writing podcast summaries for Hippo Education.

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD (Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN))

Dr. Kanazawa graduated from the Niigata University Faculty of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. He is working on the front line of the General Perinatal Center, including the Tokyo Tama General Medical Center and the National Center for Research in Fertility Medicine, where he provides maternal and fetal care and undertakes clinical research. At Ubie, Dr. Kanazawa has been designing the Ubie AI Symptom Checker and has taken on the role of general obstetrics and gynecology consultation at FMC Tokyo Clinic by providing fetal ultrasound and prenatal consultation.

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